26
Aug

Darjeeling Gangtok Tour

5 Nights Itinerary Covering: Darjeeling – Gangtok

Overview

Going all the way to Northeast India is a memorable sojourn in itself. The Seven Sisters, Darjeeling, and Sikkim, the brother live like a happy family and are always joyful to meet travelers. Which is why we bring forth the Darjeeling Gangtok Tour for the wanderers who wish to embark on a soulful journey. This 5 nights and 6 days itinerary covers the top attractions of both Darjeeling and Gangtok and also pampers you with best in class facilities.

Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Ghoom Monastery are some places you will visit in Darjeeling. Whereas, Gangtok sightseeing tour includes places like Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological Park, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery and more. So pack your bags, and get ready to revive your senses amid the lush greenery of Northeast India.

Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.

Highlights

  • Sight the charming sunset view from Tiger Hill
  • Visit Ghoom Monastery
  • Tour to Rumtek and Enchey monasteries
  • Souvenir shopping in Gangtok
  • Trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir and Tsomgo Lake

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Darjeeling

This day marks the beautiful beginning of your vacation. As soon as you arrive at Bagdogra Airport/ New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, our representative will guide you for your journey to Darjeeling. It is one of the must-visit hill stations in Northeast India. The scenic beauty of the Himalayas and the aromatic tea gardens are the major crowd puller.

Along with that, you get a chance to ride on the Toy Train in Darjeeling and fill your camera roll with amazing photos. On your arrival, check-in at the hotel and relax for some time. You can spend the rest of the day as you wish.

Night stay in Darjeeling.

Day 2 – Sightseeing in Darjeeling

On this day, you will be heading to Tiger Hill, the highest point of Darjeeling. Early morning is the best time to delight your eyes and senses with the mesmerizing view. The snow-clad mountains like the towering Kanchenjunga along with the calm weather, one couldn’t ask for more. The hill is located some 11 km away from the town.

On your way back from the hill, you will be visiting Ghoom Monastery and Batasia Loop. The overall aura of the monastery is really soothing and you will love being here. Besides, it is famous for the huge statue of Lord Buddha carved in its premises.

After the tour, drive back to the hotel to have a delectable breakfast. Post that, you will be going out again for covering the tourist attractions of Darjeeling. A visit to Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center, Tensing-Gumbo rock, Peace Pagoda, ropeway and Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological Park is scheduled. Further, you can also spend some time at the emerald green tea estates.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3 – Drive to Gangtok

Begin this day with a filling breakfast and later leave for Gangtok. Ruling the heart of travelers from as long as one can remember, this capital city of Sikkim is a true star. Pampered by verdant greenery and Himalayan peaks, Gangtok is home to many important monasteries.

On your arrival, check-in at the hotel and unwind. Guest can also go for a tour nearby.

Night stay in Gangtok.

Day 4 – Sightseeing in Gangtok

On day 4, you will be going for Gangtok sightseeing tour. The best way to begin the journey is the visit holy places, and hence Rumtek and Enchey monasteries. Followed by a visit to Research Institute of Tibetology, Chorten and Orchid Sanctuary and Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms.

Night stay in Gangtok.

Day 5 – Excursions from Gangtok

Today you will be exploring the tourist places that are connected to Gangtok. The excursion begins from Tsomgo Lake which is a glacial lake, which is known for its charming beauty. Besides, it is also known for holding spiritual importance as a Lord Shiva temple sits on its right bank. Later, head to Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, which is dedicated to the Indian army soldier. He is also known as the ‘Hero of Nathula’ and is revered as a deity by the worshippers around.

After the tour, you will be escorted to the hotel. You can go shopping at the famous MG road mall.

Overnight stay.

Day 6 – Departure

It’s about time to leave the loving lap of Gangtok and check-out of the hotel. You will be escorted to New Jalpaiguri Railway Station/Bagdogra Airport for your journey back home.